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Feb 9, 2007 - Amazon Jungle, Brazil

The further you go, the better the jungle experience! Armed with that knowledge, we travelled 30 mins by taxi to the bus station, 3 hours by bus to a remote village and 1 hour by speedboat which got us approx. 186km N.E. of Manaus on the Rio Urubu, a large tributary of the Amazon. Not only was the place unspoilt and extremely peaceful ... but our stay was virtually mosquito free! Hard to believe in the middle of the Amazon jungle, but its true - no mozzies! The reason for this act of generosity from Mother Nature is because the black water...

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